Kingstone Brewery: 1503 Tudor Ale (Wales: Old Ale: 4.5%)

Visual: Dark brown. Short lasting white head which settles down to a light brown froth.

Nose: Oats grains and hops, a farmhouse bake – Mashed potatoes and gravy. Horse feed bags.

Body: Bitter, malty, a grainy texture, tiller earth flashes to mind and descriptions of the early Egyptians beers with thick gritty heads. Sesame seeds. Bitter chocolate

Finish: Lovely lasting bitterness. Sweet grains. More oats.

Conclusion: Feels like its callback namesake. Calls to mind heavy tankards and darkened ale houses. Would by perfect with steak or maybe a full spit roast feast; This Welsh beer is a mighty example of ale and recommended without hesitation